HIV/AIDS and the World of Work Branch (ILOAIDS)


Zero New HIV Infections. Zero Discrimination. Zero AIDS-Related Deaths. Implement the ILO Recommendation on HIV and AIDS (No.200).

AIDS is a workplace issue because it has a marked impact on workers, their families and dependants, enterprises and national economies. More >>

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  1. Brief

    HIV Voluntary Counselling and Testing at work: Report 2015

    13 July 2016,

    ILO report on the VCT@WORK Initiative—voluntary counselling and testing for workers- launched in partnership with UNAIDS, in June 2013.

  2. International AIDS Conference

    Almost 5 million workers reached under ILO HIV Initiative

    13 July 2016,

    The initial phase of voluntary counselling and testing for workers—the VCT@WORK Initiative— shows encouraging results; and demonstrates that workplaces are “uniquely” placed to reduce the HIV testing gap.

  3. News

    Actress Mariana Renata lends her voice in support of HIV testing at work

    12 July 2016,

    French Indonesian actress, Mariana Renata, has joined forces with the ILO in promoting voluntary counselling and HIV testing for workers - the VCT@WORK Initiative.

  4. News

    HIV and AIDS workplace policy for the engineering sector launched in Zimbabwe

    15 June 2016,

    The Minister of Public Service, Labour and Social Welfare, Hon. Priscah Mupfumira, launched the Workplace Policy on HIV and AIDS, TB and other opportunistic illnesses for the Engineering, Iron and Steel sector in Zimbabwe at a high level ceremony.

  5. Our impact, their voice

    Educated, empowered, inspired: HIV risk reduced

    16 May 2016,

    A novel programme helped HIV vulnerable women in southern Africa build business to improve their lives and the wellbeing of their families.